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12 Strong Film Review

12 Strong Film Review

January 20th, 2018 | by Jordan Samuel
12 Strong is the first war film of 2018, a retelling of the true event in American history with a sharp cast of actors. But does it pay respect in all the right places? or Fail in giving the story justice? Our Jordan Samuel goes...
Maze Runner: The Death Cure Film Review

Maze Runner: The Death Cure Film Review

January 18th, 2018 | by Jordan Samuel
Maze Runner: The Death Cure is the final installment, in the series and despite a rough production is finally being released. But does it conclude the series well? Our Jordan Samuel delves into the release. Maze Runner: The Death Cure Film Review Dir: Wes Ball;...
Black Lightning TV Review: A Socially Relevant Adventure

Black Lightning TV Review: A Socially Relevant Adventure

January 17th, 2018 | by Jordan Samuel
Black Lightning is set to tackle racial stereotypes while enticing a new audience to the rugged DC-TV lineup. A man who has immense power but face real-life problems in society. But does it work? Our Jordan Samuel goes into the sparky pilot. Black Lightning TV...
Video Game Movie Curse: How Did Jumanji Solve It?

Video Game Movie Curse: How Did Jumanji Solve It?

January 16th, 2018 | by Jordan Samuel
Video Game Movie franchises have had issues translating their source materials on the big screen, with Hollywood taking advantage of their popularity and trends in the industry. Our Jordan Samuel dives into the history and future of these adaptations, with success stricken in Jumanji sequel....
Proud Mary Film Review

Proud Mary Film Review

January 13th, 2018 | by Jordan Samuel
Dir: Babak Najafi; Starring: Taraji P. Henson, Billy Brown, Danny Glover, Neal McDonough, Xander Berkeley and Margaret Avery. 15 cert, 133 mins Proud Mary Film Review Liam Neeson’s Taken started a boom in action-heavy vehicles with actors down on luck to push away their genre...
Who is The Black Panther? Road to the Big Screen

Who is The Black Panther? Road to the Big Screen

January 10th, 2018 | by Jordan Samuel
Who is The Black Panther? Road to the Big Screen With the eagerly anticipated Black Panther hitting screens in the next couple weeks, ComiConverse gives you a lesson on his history and impact on pop culture. We discuss how vital his big-screen adaptation is for...
All The Money In The World Film Review

All The Money In The World Film Review

January 7th, 2018 | by Jordan Samuel
Dir: Ridley Scott; Starring: Michelle Williams, Christopher Plummer, Mark Wahlberg, Charlie Plummer, Romain Duris, Andrew Buchan. 15 cert, 133 mins All The Money in The World Film Review We start the new year in full Oscar season as various studios fight to release their award...
DCEU Shakeup: What It Means?

DCEU Shakeup: What It Means?

January 5th, 2018 | by Jordan Samuel
DCEU Shakeup: What It Means? We are merely days into the new year and couple weeks from the Justice League box office disappointment, but all of the dust has settled with Warner Bros. Pictures struggling to steer the ship. I rather enjoyed the film, which...
Video Games Releases Of 2018: A Solid List

Video Games Releases Of 2018: A Solid List

January 3rd, 2018 | by Jordan Samuel
Video Games Releases Of 2018: A Solid List Video Games were outstanding in 2017, but the new year awaits and ComiConverse have noticed various releases from multiple studios. Last year brought us: Legend to Zelda: Breath of the Wild, Horizon: Zero Dawn and NieR: Automata....
Expections vs Reality: A Rotten Tomatoes Problem

Expections vs Reality: A Rotten Tomatoes Problem

December 30th, 2017 | by Jordan Samuel
Expectations vs. Reality: A True Problem The disconnect between fans and film critics predates the internet with various franchises panned at release but gaining cult status. Scarface (1984) for example was despised for the grotesque violence, but later became a landmark in the crime genre:...
Upcoming Comic Book Movies: 2018 And After

Upcoming Comic Book Movies: 2018 And After

December 28th, 2017 | by Jordan Samuel
ComiComverse has noticed that countless Marvel and DC films are in development, for the feasible future. This list is a guided tour into future comic book adaptations, with release dates included. Helping out those who don’t have any idea of the upcoming projects. Hollywood has...
We Wish You A ComiChristmas!

We Wish You A ComiChristmas!

December 25th, 2017 | by Jordan Samuel
Oh, Hello! What are you doing on ComiConverse on the most beautiful time of year, shouldn't you be putting on the calories and reading comics with the family? We have plenty of content to experience including our review on Bright and State of the Modern...
Bright Film Review
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Bright Film Review

December 21st, 2017 | by Jordan Samuel
Bright Film Review Dir: David Ayer; Starring: Will Smith, Joel Edgerton, Noomi Rapace,Lucy Fry, Édgar Ramírez, Ike Barinholtz, Happy Anderson, Kenneth Choi, Margaret Cho, Andrea Navedo, Brad William Henke, Dawn Olivieri , Brandon Larracuente, Matt Gerald, Enrique Murciano, Jay Hernandez, Veronica Ngo, Nadia Gray 12A cert, 119 min David Ayer is...
The MCU Effect: Do We Need Cinematic Universes?

The MCU Effect: Do We Need Cinematic Universes?

December 20th, 2017 | by Jordan Samuel
Do We Need Shared Universes? Marvel's interlinked superhero franchise has transformed the industry as rival studios fight for dominance, throwing away the need for old-school storytelling. A move which has resulted in film studios including Warner Bros, Paramount, and Universal all pushing for their respected...
What The Disney’s FOX Deal, Means for X-Men and Fantastic Four

What The Disney’s FOX Deal, Means for X-Men and Fantastic Four

December 16th, 2017 | by Jordan Samuel
2012 anticipated comic book crossover event "Avengers vs. X-Men" released to mixed reviews, but it brought together Marvel's famous super teams. In efforts to broaden the Marvel brand and even resulted in the long-running universe being undone and rebooted the Marvel Now! Imprint. Fans adored...
Star Wars: The Last Jedi Film Review

Star Wars: The Last Jedi Film Review

December 12th, 2017 | by Jordan Samuel
Star Wars: The Last Jedi Film Review Dir: Rian Johnson; Starring: Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, Adam Driver, Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Andy Serkis, Lupita Nyong'o, Domhnall Gleeson, Anthony Daniels, and Benicio del Toro 12A cert, 119 min JJ Abram revived Star Wars with fresh...
Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle Film Review

Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle Film Review

December 9th, 2017 | by Jordan Samuel
Dir: Jake Kasdan; Starring: Dwayne Johnson, Jack Black, Kevin Hart, Karen Gillan, Nick Jonas, Bobby Cannavale, Rhys Darby and Purab Kohli 12A cert, 119 min 90’s classic Jumanji was a childhood fantasy brought to life for many audiences, transported us on journeys inside real-life board...
Steep: Road to Olympics Game Review

Steep: Road to Olympics Game Review

December 7th, 2017 | by Jordan Samuel
Steep Road to Olympics Game Review Extreme Sports releases have been quietly disappearing from the market, with studios affair to push audiences into crazy situations. Both Tony Hawk and SSX pioneered in bringing together robust experiences for fans. They were fresh air in the industry...
Xenoblade Chronicles 2 Game Review

Xenoblade Chronicles 2 Game Review

December 3rd, 2017 | by Jordan Samuel
Xenoblade Chronicles 2 Game Review Veteran Japanese developer Monolith Soft surprised everyone with the excellent, Xenoblade Chronicles which brought together a spiraling open-world adventure and an innovative story into the role-playing genre. Reinventing the groundwork left in the Final Fantasy series, with quests involving hunting and...
Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D: “Orientation” Parts 1 and 2 Review

Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D: “Orientation” Parts 1 and 2 Review

December 2nd, 2017 | by Jordan Samuel
Marvel's Agents of SHIELD has been an acquired taste for many, with earlier seasons, having a hard time finding the right tonal balance. Critics and fans did not like the slow pace, bland characters, and an overall disjointed plot. Last couple seasons nailed the dynamics...
TV Series Review: Marvel’s The Runaways

TV Series Review: Marvel’s The Runaways

November 27th, 2017 | by Jordan Samuel
I love Marvel’s solid effort in bringing together solid TV shows based on iconic heroes, giving fans in-depth adaptations of the rich source material. The Last couple years, has been great with both Netflix and ABC adventures bringing in new fans. Now despite a few...
The Disaster Artist Film Review

The Disaster Artist Film Review

November 24th, 2017 | by Jordan Samuel
The Disaster Artist Film Review Dir: James Franco; Starring: James Franco, Dave Franco, Seth Rogen, Alison Brie, Ari Graynor, Josh Hutcherson, and Jacki Weaver 15 cert, 105 min We all love a good movie and despise watching bad movies in general, but an infamously awful...

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